Paul Messaris (PhD, University of Pennsylvania) is the Lev Kuleshov Emeritus Professor at the Annenberg
School for Communication of the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on visual communication and digital media.
His book Visual Literacy: Image, Mind, and Reality was the recipient of the National Communication Association’s Diamond
Anniversary Book Award. His most recent publication is Digital Media: Transformations in Human Communication, 2nd Ed.
(co-edited with Lee Humphreys).
David W. Park (PhD, University of Pennsylvania) is a Professor of Communication at Lake Forest College.
His scholarship addresses communication history and social theory. His books include: The History of Media and Communication
Research (edited with Jefferson Pooley), The International History of Communication Study (edited with Peter Simonson),
and Pierre Bourdieu: A Critical Introduction to Media and Communication Theory.